The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett Paperback Book

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Rent The Pillars of the Earth

Author: Ken Follett

Narrator: Richard E. Grant

Format: Abridged-CD, Unabridged-CD, Paperback

Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks

Published: Oct 2007

Genre: Fiction - Historical - General

Retail Price: $29.95

Discs: 8

Synopsis

Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner,' extolled Publishers Weekly on the release of The Pillars of the Earth. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the historical epic stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity. Today, it is a beloved favorite of countless readers, standing as a testament to Follett's unassailable command of the written word and to his universal appeal.

A spellbinding epic set in twelfth-century England, The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known...of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect-a man divided in his soul...of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame...and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother.

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